IBEW Local 1245 and Pacific Gas & Electric met Oct. 18 at Weakley Hall in Vacaville to continue negotiations for a new Clerical Agreement. The two sides agreed to resume negotiations on Thursday, Oct. 21. –Local 1245 Clerical Bargaining Committee Sacramento Service Reps Show Solidarity Service Representatives at the Sacramento Call Center were in… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 and Pacific Gas & Electric met Oct. 6 at Weakley Hall in Vacaville to continue negotiations for a new Clerical Agreement. This week the parties made progress on proposals focused on attendance, overtime and other workforce issues and began discussions on significant economic issues. Due to scheduling conflicts the next available meeting… [Read More]
Local 1245 members at PG&E have ratified Letter Agreement 10-36. The agreement was presented to affected members for a vote in accordance with the union’s policy of having members vote on letter agreements which contain take-aways or have other controversial provisions. Under the current Positive Discipline program, PG&E may not rely on de-activated positive discipline. … [Read More]
During 13 hours of negotiations on Oct. 4, negotiators for IBEW Local 1245 and Pacific Gas & Electric made progress toward agreement on a new Clerical contract. The parties plan to resume talks mid-week.
Negotiators for PG&E and IBEW Local 1245 met Sept. 27, 30 and Oct. 1 to continue bargaining for a Clerical Agreement to replace the one that expires at the end of the year. The parties discussed a number of company proposals and union proposals. Bargaining is scheduled to resume on Monday, October 4. Worksite Action… [Read More]
Company and union negotiators met on Sept. 27 to continue bargaining for a new Clerical Agreement at PG&E. It was the first bargaining session in nearly three weeks due to the company’s need to focus its attention on responding to the San Bruno gas explosion. The meeting on Sept. 27, held at Local 1245’s Ronald… [Read More]
As we all know, in current contract negotiations, PG &E proposed to contract clerical work and to lower the entire wage structure for the newly hired clerical worker. They say this will not affect current employees. I believe the company must think all clerical are worth less for this proposal to have ever been born…. [Read More]
Due to the tragedy in San Bruno, PG&E ‘s Human Resources (HR) staff was unable to meet with the IBEW 1245 Clerical Bargaining Team on Thursday, Sept. 16th as originally scheduled. Bargaining sessions for Sept. 20 and 23 have also been cancelled. Negotiations are set to resume on Monday, September 27.
The following story by John King was published Sept. 17, 2010 in the San Francisco Chronicle. State investigators leveled fines Thursday totaling $176,165 against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for the electrocution of a utility employee in Benicia. The financial penalty is by far the largest that has been levied against PG&E as a result… [Read More]
This story by Eric Wolfe appears in the September-October edition of Utility Reporter. In a massive show of unity, over 2,300 Local 1245 members signed a petition against contracting out and two-tier wages as the union began negotiations with Pacific Gas & Electric for a new Clerical Agreement. Setting up the banner with over 2,300… [Read More]